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Letter not found. 31 January 1791. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1791 . Reports recovery of JM’s mother.
Letter not found. 21 June 1789. Acknowledged in Maury to JM, 13 Feb. 1790 (DLC). Introduces George James.
Letter not found. 19 May 1790. Acknowledged in JM to Monroe, 1 June 1790 . Reports illness of his daughter.
Letter not found. Ca. 5 July 1789. Acknowledged in Monroe to JM, 19 July 1789 . Reports passage of impost and tonnage bills by Congress.
Letter not found. 8 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 22 and 29 Jan. 1797 . Discusses family matters and crops at Montpelier.
Letter not found. 2 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 15 Jan. 1797 . Discusses purchases for Montpelier.
Letter not found. 30 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1797 . Discusses farm business at Montpelier.
Letter not found. Ca. 20 February 1796. Mentioned in JM to James Madison, Sr., 21 Feb. 1796 . Orders clover seed for Montpelier.
Letter not found. Ca. 23 November 1793. Mentioned in JM to James Madison, Sr., 25 Nov. 1793 : “I wrote from Fredg. by Col: Monroe’s servant & informed you that I had left with Mr. Jones £18–12–5 which would be del[i]vered to your order.”
Letter not found. 16 January 1797. Referred to in JM to James Madison, Sr., 5 Feb. 1797 . Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1797 . Encloses James Madison, Sr., to Joseph Chew, 15 Jan. 1797, on Kentucky lands and family matters (NHi).
14 December 1794, Philadelphia. Introduces Robert S. Van Rensselaer, who “proposes to make a tour through some parts of Europe, and wishes for an opportunity of being made known to you.” RC ( MH ). 1 p. Addressed by JM to Monroe, “Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States / Paris,” and marked “Mr. Van Renselaer.” Calendared as letter not found in PJM Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The...
Letter not found. Ca. 17 September 1792. Acknowledged in Monroe to JM, 18 Sept. 1792 . Encloses a draft of the article that Monroe revised and Dunlap’s Am. Daily Advertiser published on 22 Sept. Also encloses excerpts from Jefferson’s correspondence that were quoted in this article (see Monroe to JM, 9 Oct. 1792 ).
Letter not found. 27 January 1794. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 21 Feb. 1794 . Asks JM to collect interest on his father’s U.S. treasury certificates by virtue of power of attorney. Inquires about pecan and apple trees to be planted at Montpelier. Mentions money left at Fredericksburg in November 1793 by JM for his father that has not been received.
Letter not found. 20 December 1790. Acknowledged in JM to Ambrose Madison, 2 Jan. 1791 . Reports the recent illness of JM’s mother, Nelly Madison. She has since recovered.
Letter not found. 14 December 1794, Philadelphia. Introduces Robert S. Van Rensselaer. RC offered for sale by Leonard & Co., Auctioneers, Catalogue of a Valuable Private Library, Including … Rare Autograph Letters (Boston, 9 May 1866), p. 15, item 7.
Letter not found. 15 April 1794. Acknowledged in JM’s letter to his father of 25 Apr. 1794 . Informs JM that his corn crop is deficient. Inquires about breeding two of JM’s mares. Describes a granary to be built at Montpelier. Comments on a piano to be bought in Philadelphia.
As there is like to be business for some Person (in Our Destrict) under the fœderal Governmt. I am induced to solicet your Interest in my favr. if there should be a call for a man to Collect the excise or duties, in my County, or District, or to fill any Post of Profett. As you are not acquainted with me you may know by application to some of my County men. If security shoud. be Required I...
Letter not found. 9 July 1790. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 31 July 1790 . Encloses a letter for Mr. Chew. Inquires about the price of coffee and brown sugar in New York.
Letter not found. 8 March 1791 Offered for sale by Robert K. Black, Upper Montclair, N.J., 1966, with a catalog notation that the one-page letter concerned “the sale of land.” JM’s reply of 12 Apr. 1791 (DLC) makes it clear that Monroe made an inquiry concerning some books on behalf of “Mr. Brackenridge,” and possibly enclosed a list of the desired volumes.
Letter not found. 17 February 1794. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 10 Mar. 1794 . Asks JM to make inquiries in Philadelphia about purchasing a piano for his sister Frances Taylor Madison. Requests advice on building a gristmill. Asks for information about a threshing mill (probably the model recently procured by Jefferson). Informs JM that apple trees have been purchased. Inquires...
Letter not found. 3 December 1794. Acknowledged in JM’s 14 Dec. 1794 letter to his father. Asks if JM can contribute financially toward the gristmill that JM’s family planned to build. Inquires about milling JM’s wheat crop.
I wrote you some time past, and my not receivg an answer, conclude, it did not reach Phila. The purpose of it was, that I had it in contemplation, to commence business on my own a/c, and was under the disagreeable necessity of begg. yr assistance. You will please write me immediately on the business. Please direct the letter to the care of Robt Patton Fredbg. From Yr Dependant Nephew RC ( NN ).
Letter not found. 26 November 1791. Acknowledged in JM to his father, 10 Dec. 1791 . Concerns family business, including an order for “slitted” iron placed with Robert Dunbar.
Letter not found. Ca. 17 April 1792. Mentioned in JM to his father, 27 Apr. 1792 . Encloses a letter to Joseph Chew and makes inquiry about him. Tells of Dr. George Gilmer’s illness.
Letter not found. 23 April 1791. Acknowledged in letter from JM’s father of 11 May 1791 . Recommends sending tobacco to Thomas Leiper of Philadelphia for sale if prices in Virginia do not rise, and probably suggests that a power of attorney be executed to convert loan office certificates held in the father’s name into U.S. treasury notes.
Letter not found. 24 February 1796. Acknowledged in JM’s 13 Mar. 1796 letter to his father . Requests instructions and reports on John Lee’s efforts concerning Kentucky lands owned by JM and Nelly Conway Madison, Ambrose Madison’s daughter. Discusses farm business at Montpelier and the leasing of a house to a carpenter.
Letter not found. 26 May 1794. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 6 June 1794 . Concerns a bill of exchange for JM from William Triplett for $200 on a Philadelphia mercantile house.
Letter not found. Ca. 14 December 1794. Acknowledged in Bishop Madison’s letter to JM of 24 Dec. 1794 . Probably informs the bishop that JM does not plan to retire from Congress and so cannot sponsor in the Virginia General Assembly a state-supported university. Encloses John Penington’s Chemical and Economical Essays .
I red. yesterday yours inclosing a letter to Mr Chew, which I forward this morning. The one here inclosed from him came to hand a few days ago. For the news I refer to the inclosed papers, having not a moment to spare for adding more than that I remain Yr. Affee. son RC ( NjP ). Letter not found. Probably James Madison, Sr., to Joseph Chew, 19 Feb. 1793 ( ViW ).
Letter not found. Ca. 1 November 1790 Mentioned in JM to Ambrose Madison, 2 Jan. 1791 . Reports that the European tobacco market is glutted. Recommends a delay in further shipments if possible.